A Comparison of Out of the Box SharePoint and SharePoint AD Information Sync

A Comparison of Out of the Box SharePoint and SharePoint AD Information Sync

An Active Directory (AD) contains detailed information about people and other objects in an organization. Quick and easy data integration from Active Directory to SharePoint is a common requirement for business environments as it adds convenience to viewing, using and maintaining employee information. Many organizations need to sync their AD information to SharePoint list such […]

Understanding Permission Levels in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online

Understanding Permission Levels in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online

Permissions are important as they determine how much access and control you have over your SharePoint environment. They can be elusive and sometimes confusing to understand. The following illustration will help you to understand permission levels that are available when you are using your team site on SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online. These are default […]

Upcoming SharePoint Events for May and June 2014

Upcoming SharePoint Events for May and June 2014

Here are some upcoming SharePoint events which will take place in May and June, 2014. You will find these events useful to help you harness the full potential of SharePoint; a place to discuss problems, possibilities and solutions for your SharePoint environment.   May 2014 What is it? A place to meet SharePoint architects, developers […]

Understanding the Basics of the Team Site in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365

Understanding the Basics of the Team Site in SharePoint 2013 and Office 365

A few blog posts ago I first explained what SharePoint is (The Basics for Users of SharePoint). This time around I will focus on the team site. This is the first page you will see when you access your SharePoint environment. You could almost say it is your home. This is how the site lists […]

Upcoming SharePoint Events for March and April 2014

Upcoming SharePoint Events for March and April 2014

March is here and that signals the start of the much anticipated SharePoint Conference 2014 that will be held in Las Vegas, ending on March 6, 2014. If you are not attending, don’t worry as there are plenty of other events that you can go to. Here are some upcoming SharePoint events which will be […]

Things to Know about SharePoint 2013 Quick Edit - Part 2

Things to Know about SharePoint 2013 Quick Edit – Part 2

In my last post, I mentioned several enhancements and features of Datasheet view in SharePoint 2013 Quick Edit. In this post, I will outline some major issues and complaints about Quick Edit and list some bulk editing tools that could be helpful. No Support for Mass Change of Content Types In SharePoint 2013 Quick Edit […]

Things to Know about SharePoint 2013 Quick Edit - Part 1

Things to Know about SharePoint 2013 Quick Edit – Part 1

You may often have to edit properties or metadata for multiple items or documents after uploading. Editing items separately can be frustrating tasks. Wouldn’t it be nice if you could edit properties in one shot? In SharePoint 2010, you can perform bulk operations in Datasheet View. In essence, it allows you to bulk edit metadata […]

Upcoming SharePoint and Related Events for January and February 2014

Upcoming SharePoint and Related Events for January and February 2014

Although January is quickly coming to a close there is still an opportunity to attend some events that are in your area. Here are some upcoming SharePoint events which will be taking place in January and February 2014. You will find these events useful to help you harness the full potential of SharePoint; a place […]